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Tag: Tournament Strategy

Seven Strategies for Efficient Poker Learning

"Positive Poker" author Dr. Tricia Cardner presents seven effective strategies for improving the efficiency of your poker learning.

Pick Up the Pace: Ten Tips for Playing Turbo Tournaments

"Turbo" tournaments are currently very popular, and Neil Gibson offers a list of turbo tips to help players increase their chances for succeeding in them.

Worth the Struggle: Why You Should Be Fighting for Blinds and Antes in Tourneys

Nate Meyvis of the Thinking Poker podcast explains why fighting for the blinds and antes in tourneys should be considered as essential, not just optional.

The 2 Things You Need To Do To Cut Your Poker Losses

Learning how to lose less on your bad poker days can be as valuable as maximizing your profits on good days. Here are two ways to ensure that happens.

The Power of Position: Getting a Free Card

Playing hands with position -- being able to act after your opponent -- yields many benefits, including sometimes being able to get a free card.

A Guide to Setting Up Your Online Poker Heads Up Display (HUD)

Matthew Pitt discusses pros and cons of using a "Heads Up Display" (HUD) when playing online poker, with tips for what to include when setting up your HUD.

Graphing the Changing Chip Stacks at the 2014 WSOP Main Event Final Table

A graphic representation of the constantly changing chip stacks from the 328-hand 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table.

Preparing for a Poker Tournament? Follow These Five Steps

When readying to play a live poker tournament, work on your game, but also get rest, bring food, and think about what you're going to wear.

Playing Aces and Kings Early in a Multi-Table Tournament

Being dealt aces or kings early in a tournament is great, but these big hands can create big problems if you overplay them unnecessarily.

From Teenage Poker Degenerate to PokerNews Columnist in Only 42 Years

PokerNews welcomes poker author/coach Tommy Angelo (Elements of Poker, A Rubber Band Story and Other Poker Tales) as its newest Strategy section contributor

Pushing His Way to a WSOP Main Event Title: A Look at Martin Jacobson’s All-Ins

2014 WSOP Main Event champ Martin Jacobson pushed all in 19 times at the final table, surviving to win the championship. How close was he to falling short?

When Strong Means Weak: The Chip-Grabbing Tell

A frequently-seen tell from amateur players occurs when they grab for chips without betting, a classic and often reliable example of "strong means weak."

Thinking Poker: Don’t “Announce” Your Big Hands With Big Bets

Andrew Brokos of "The Thinking Poker" site and podcast advises players against always betting big and "announcing" their strong hands.

Complete List of All Hole Cards Shown During the 2014 WSOP Main Event Final Table

Compiling a list of all of the hole cards revealed during ESPN's broadcast of the 2014 WSOP Main Event final table -- all 328 hands' worth.

2014 WSOP Main Event Hand Analysis: Five Key Hands From Three-Handed Play

Aaron Hendrix continues his analyses of 2014 WSOP Main Event hands, this time focusing on five key hands from three-handed play at last night's final table.

2014 WSOP Main Event Hand Analysis: Final Table Elimination Hands Review

Aaron Hendrix analyzes the six elimination hands that took the 2014 WSOP Main Event from nine players down to three.

Five Common Mistakes When Setting Poker Goals

The advice to set goals in poker is often given, but you should make goals realistically. Matthew Pitt reviews five common mistakes made when setting goals.

One Good Reason to Show a Losing Hand, and One Bad One

When you lose a hand and don't *have* to show cards, there is actually one good reason to do so. And one very bad reason, too, as Robert Woolley explains.

2014 WSOP Main Event Hand Analysis: Lessons in Pot Control

With the 2014 WSOP November Nine drawing near, Aaron Hendrix reviews some late-stage hands from the summer demonstrating the importance of pot control.

Bankroll Management: A Cashout Strategy

Matthew Pitt wraps up his series on bankroll management with some tips about developing a strategy for cashing out your winnings.